With Britain leaving the EU, the French president sees an opportunity for France becoming the lead power in Europe. His call for Europe to regain “military sovereignty” is aimed at enhancing French power as the top European military force.
While Trump hides that the US simply can’t afford its empire, Macron hides that Europe has pushed for its own army even before Trump assumed office.
It will take time before it sinks in that one of the prominent figures of the Western establishment is pretty close to agreement with Putin.
Long before the term “color revolution” ever existed as part of our geopolitical lexicon, the technique of directing violence-prone mobs towards the overthrow of their governments had been honed over centuries.